Tag: Maps

Apple Maps cars driving across Canada throughout summer to improve maps data

Apple has announced that it will start ground truth surveys in Canada from today. Apple will be driving sensor-equipped car fleets around the country to collect road details, signage and… Read more »

Apple rebuilding Maps in massive overhaul, first results appearing in next iOS 12 beta

TechCrunch has published a new piece detailing Apple’s massive effort to rebuild Apple Maps from the ground up — specifically the mapping data — with a combination of iPhones and those… Read more »

Google rolling out new ‘Your Timeline’ location history feature to Google Maps on iOS

In addition to the iOS update it rolled out yesterday, Google today has announced another new feature for Google Maps on iOS. In a blog post this afternoon, Google announced the… Read more »

Apple patent uses depth maps for smart facial detection, bolsters iPhone 8 rumors

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent covering the detection of human faces in digital video feeds by leveraging depth map information, technology that could be a building block of… Read more »

Report: After fatal accident, Apple says it is working to add rail crossing data to Maps

As navigation apps such as Apple Maps become a more integral part of society, a variety of effects are starting to become apparent. A new report from The New York Times details… Read more »

This week on AI: ‘iPhone 8’ plans, Apple Maps drone fleet, MacBook Pro performance shootout & more

News settled down this week post-Thanksgiving, but there were still developments involving next year’s OLED-equipped "iPhone 8," and hints about where Apple is going with its Maps app and future… Read more »